Group portrait of Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS) trainees of Course 28A, Flight 12, C Squadron ...

Accession Number P02643.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Landscape
Physical description Black & white, Landscape
Maker Frank Boase Studio
Place made Australia: South Australia, Victor Harbor
Date made c 1940
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait of Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS) trainees of Course 28A, Flight 12, C Squadron at No. 4 Initial Training School RAAF, Victor Harbor, South Australia. Identified from left to right, back row: 417464 Arthur Ronald Giles (pilot, died 12 September 1944 on operations over Germany); 417471 Hugh Malcolm Foreman (pilot); 422357 Kenneth Roderick Fraser (pilot); 417453 William Frederick Brenton (observer, died 27 January 1944 on operations over Italy); 417450 Peter Le Rey Boucaut (pilot, accidentally killed 7 June 1945 in India while flying with No. 215 Squadron, RAF); 417181 Ronald Walter Allen; 417466 Mark William Edgerley (observer); 417447 Henry Trevor Bennett (pilot); and 417465 Norman Alic Duthie (wireless air gunner). Identified in the second row, from left to right: 417467 Douglas Travers Edwards (pilot); 417337 Arthur Raymond Christian (pilot); 17786 William Norman Waldron Brown (pilot, died 23 April 1944 on operations over Germany); 417459 Hugh Leslie Cormier (pilot); 417456 Bruce Ernest Butler (observer); 417472 Keith Herbert Freeman (pilot, died 21 July 1944 on operations over Germany); and 417468 Thomas Vance Emes (pilot). Identified in the third row, from left to right: 417441 William Henry (Bill) Baker (observer); 417445 Wilson Hugh Barrett (wireless air gunner); 417462 Gilbert James Duggin (wireless air gunner); 418623 John Howard Bell (pilot); 417442 Dick Sheppard Bampton (pilot); 417448 Edmund Hughes Berry (wireless air gunner, died 11 October 1943 in an accident in Scotland); 417457 Colin Clare (observer); 417463 Allen Ross Durdin (pilot); 417451 Frank Edgar Bowering (observer, died 26 January 1944 in an accident in England); 417443 Ronald Rex Banks (wireless air gunner). Identified in the front row, from left to right:417469 Ian Ormond Evans; 417444 Edgar James Barker (pilot); 417449 Henry James Blackwell (wireless air gunner); 417452 Kingsley Norman Brandwood (pilot); 417461 Vivian William Duffield (wireless air gunner); 253320 Pilot Officer (P/O) Lambert Gordon Hamilton; 417440 Ralph McPherson Bairnsfather (pilot, died 7 March 1945 on operations over Germany); 417455 Lewis Donaldson Burgess; 417454 Ronald William Brown (pilot, died 19 October 1944 on operations over France); 417458 Peter John Cook (pilot).